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Femoral Hernia

History: 48 year old male presents with abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting and a new right groin mass.

Single axial CT scan through the pelvis shows a fluid filled loop of small bowel in the right inguinal region. Note, the right femoral vein is compressed compared to the left, indicating this is a femoral hernia.

Femoral hernia: Single axial CT scan through the pelvis shows a fluid filled loop of small bowel in the right inguinal region. Note, the right femoral vein is compressed compared to the left, indicating this is a femoral hernia.

This patient was also found to have a small bowel obstruction secondary to the right femoral hernia.

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